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Aug 12, 2011 12:35am EDT
're at the [ cheers and applause ] jimmy fallon, the emmy [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: going to be a fun show tonight. welcome, everybody. that's a great crowd. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," you guys. hey, listen to this. president obama took campaign volunteers out for burgers yesterday and apparently he left a 35% tip. [ light laughter ] man, that guy is so generous with china's money. it is -- [ laughter ] speaking of the economy, i read that aol stocks dropped 20% this week. it's not good. when i signed on, the guy was like, "welcome. can i crash at your place for a while?" [ laughter ] i was like -- "you've got -- a futon, right? [ laughter ] it's fine. i'll sleep on the floor." [ light laughter ] this isn't good. after all the rioting in london t
NBC
Aug 18, 2011 12:35am EDT
and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome, everybody. thank you for watching. thank you to you. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." let's do -- i'm going to do "the history of rap part two" right now, we're going to -- no, i'm just kidding. [ light laughter ] let's get into the show. this is pretty crazy, you guys. the city of london has fined president obama for the traffic he caused while visiting back in may, which raises the question, are there any countries we don't owe money to at this point? [ laughter ] this is interesting, i heard that "law & order svu" will air an episode based on the arnold schwarzenegger scandal. yeah, the disclaimer says, "the following story is fictional and does not depict any actual person or his maid, mildred." [ laughter ] [ as arnold ]
NBC
Aug 3, 2011 12:35am EDT
[ cheers and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, that's what i'm talking about. hey! what's happening, buddy? that's nice. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody! oh man. [ cheers and applause ] going to be a good show. i got that feeling. hey, listen to this, you guys. a new poll found that 77% of americans think lawmakers acted like spoiled children during the debt ceiling debate. yeah. [ laughter ] in response, lawmakers issued a statement saying, nuh-uh. [ laughter ] you act like spoiled children. why are you hitting yourself? why are you hitting yourself? [ laughter ] hey, it's rumored that charlie sheen checked his ex-wife brooke mueller out of rehab in mexico and brought her to another facility. which begs the question, what
NBC
Aug 24, 2011 12:35am EDT
♪ every night my ♪ try it, try it, try it teeth are falling out ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow, thank you very much. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. welcome. welcome to the show. [ cheers ] thank you so much. hey, the heat is -- i'm sorry, everybody. >> audience member: love you! woo! >> jimmy: the heat -- the heat is just brutal out there. it was over 100 degrees here in new york city today. it was so hot out there, al roker walked two blocks and won a wet t-shirt contest. [ laughter ] >> steve: i'll take it. >> jimmy: have you guys seen this? in a new interview, president obama has said he wants a debt ceiling deal for his 50th birthday. then he was like, "but if i can't have that, ipad." [ laughter ] here's some business news, b
NBC
Aug 6, 2011 12:35am EDT
[ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, everybody. what are you doing? nice to see you. welcome. welcome, everybody, "late night with jimmy fallon." that's me. you guys are in a good mood, tonight. i love it. [ cheers and applause ] good, i can feel that new york city vibe. hot crowd. thank you. i'm so excited, you guys. "rise of the planet of the apes" came out today. yeah. [ light laughter ] a movie about genetically-modified animals taking over the world. of course, you may know it by its other name, "jersey shore." [ laughter ] but it is -- was it yesterday it came out? either way, i'm so excited about it. that's right. last night was the season premier of "jersey shore." at the beginning of the episode, a can of bronzer leaked in jwoww's suitcase. [ light l
NBC
Aug 11, 2011 12:35am EDT
[ cheers and applause ] thank you so much, that was [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about, everybody. it's going to be a great show today, pals. nice to see you guys, welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." oh, it's going to be a good show. i feel it already, yep. [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be a goody. you guys, there are riots in london, there's chaos in the middle east, economic disaster around the world but here's the good news. we have snooki on the show tonight, guys. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ it's going to be all right, you guys, it's going to be all right. speaking of "jersey shore," in a new interview, "the situation" said he's hoping to start a movie career. [ laughter ] which is why today, he was like, "theatre
NBC
Aug 29, 2011 7:00pm EDT
inside otherwise you might blow away. >> and apple boss steve jobs photo controversy looking gravely ill. but is it a fake? then, coupon lady, why she is told her coupons are no good at this supermarket. >> this was personal. >> the confrontation caught on camera. >> i can't use my coupons? >> is america ready for chaz bono on dancing with the stars? >> that's going to get a lot of people talking. >>> hello, everybody. thank you for joining us for our first broadcast in high definition. we hope you like our crisp new look no matter what kind of television set you might be watching on. she didn't say a word but she still made quite a statement. on stage at the mtv video music awards beyonce opened her jacket and rubbed her belly and let the world know she is pregnant with her first child. jim morets that and all of the other drama at the always entertaining vmas. >> beyonce rubs her belly making it official. the superstar is pregnant with her first child. proud hubby jay-z beams from the audience getting a pat on the back from pal can yeah west- - kanye west he even gives beyonce a salute
NBC
Aug 12, 2011 4:30am EDT
to find common ground in their criticism of president obama. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: only republican candidates in the fox debate in iowa saved their best shots for president obama. >> our president simply doesn't understand how to lead. >> and the message is this. you are finished in 2012. >> reporter: mitt romney in iowa for the first time since may got heckled. >> look, obama-care was patterned after the mitt plan in massachusetts. >> reporter: fighting to keep his campaign alive tim pawlenty pronounced no more timidity. >> her record is nonexistent. >> people are looking for a champion. they want someone that's fighting sdwroosh if that's your view of effective leadership, please stop because you're killing us. >> reporter: texas governor rick perry made clear he is going to run. perry's move mocked by a fellow texan. >> i'm pleased he is coming in because he represents the status quo. >> you raise your hand. >> reporter: all the debaters did agree to oppose tax hikes, but this has been the most contentious debate. saturday comes the iowa straw poll that is sure
NBC
Aug 27, 2011 12:35am EDT
. because that's a funny joke. [ laughter ] funny joke. >> steve: just joking. >> jimmy: it's a funny comedy joke that people do. very funny. [ applause ] i think china's mad at president obama for meeting with the dalai lama. i mean, come on. obama doesn't owe them anything. except like $14 trillion. but -- [ laughter ] you guys see this? rupert murdoch was testifying in his phone hacking case today and a man attacked him with a pie. [ laughter ] he attacked him with pie. yeah. unfortunately murdoch knew to move out of the way because he already heard about the plan on the guy's voice mail. [ laughter ] so, he knew it already. he's like, that pie's going to come out right now. there you go. [ applause ] there she is. this is crazy. police in california found 68,000 marijuana plants in a national forest last week. [ cheers ] or as smokey the bear put it, "why do you think they call me smokey, bro?" [ applause ] only you can prevent munchies. [ laughter ] by passing those funions. come on, let me have one! [ laughter ] [ noise ] [ laughter ] [ imitating donald duck ] [ laughter ] that's crazy
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> there is only one week left before the grand prix takes over downtown baltimore. >> as steve jobs steps down as apple's ceo, they say he is also stepping down as the leader of a digital revolution. >> irene is a major hurricane now and it will have a big impact on our weather this weekend. >> here is a look at what we are working on for 11 days at 6:00. we are keeping a close eye on the hurricane as it moves closer to the east coast. governor o bally has declared a state of emergency. plus, you should know if you do not have flood insurance you can -- it is too late to buy it now. you can still protect yourself. we will have these stories for you and a much >> 25th day of august, only four months until christmas. how about that? we are deep into the tropical season. irene looks to be a major hurricane that will impact our region. hunker down and get ready for it. but all of your plants. debate saturday night and sunday morning is when we will be singing it. latest track minutes away. 81 degrees at the airport. a good shot of rain as thunder rumbled to the region. i kept our temperature in th
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. the question is what will apple be like without the guy who shaped it, steve jobs. >>> and tonight richard engel takes us inside moammar gadhafi's come pound to see what they found. could be working better. pound to see what they found. pound to see what they found. things your body doesn't use could be lingering in your system, causing discomfort. but activia has been shown in clinical studies to help with slow intestinal transit when consumed 3 times per day. 7 out of 10 doctors recommend activia. and the great taste is recommended by me! whose non-stop day starts with back pain... and a choice. take advil now and maybe up to four in a day. or choose aleve and two pills for a day free of pain. way to go, coach. ♪ [ slap! slap! slap! slap! slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium rich tums goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums [ grandpa ] relationships are the basis of everything. [ grandma ] relationships are life... if you don't have that thing that fills your heart and your soul, you're missing t
NBC
Aug 28, 2011 5:30pm EDT
that up in newport. beat buddy marucci there. and then the epic 5 down in the morning 18 on steve scott in pumpkin ridge, his most dramatic of all the comebacks. the first ever to win three straight u.s. amateur titles. tiger woods. and out at the 14th, cantlay is away. kraft is perfectly positioned. we saw cantlay kind of nudge up against the fescue over there, roger. >> yes, the ball is in the fescue, dan. but not heavy fescue. it's sitting down slightly, though, which i think will affect the trajectory. he has 249 left to the hole, 228 to the front. >> second shot that does play slightly back uphill. >> you do have side boards to the left of the hole and a backboard behind the ball -- or behind the hole. i'm just thinking this is something that's going to come in lower and a little hotter. may have to chase it back up on to that level if he can. >> guys have played so much golf even before the long week at the u.s. amateur. cantlay's summer starts all the way back even before the ncaas, steve, but he was second at the ncaas, tied for 12st at the u.s. open. then he shoots the 60 in th
NBC
Aug 9, 2011 6:00pm EDT
her son say "i did not have any money." she says she heard a man with haiti in his voice telling steve to shut -- with hate in his voice telling steve to shut up. earlier, during opening statements, the prosecutor called the brutal and senseless crime, saying there is nothing worse than it parents losing a child, and added what is more tragic is the mother 1,000 miles away helpless on a cell phone as he is confronted, robbed, and stabbed to death. >> the defense attorney says he is innocent, and wagner's girlfriend and another man in custody are the murderers, and both are set to testify against john wagner. >> there is already a guilty plea to the robbery. cosby is accused of using the victim's credits card hours after the murder. another witness found him on the ground -- the dictum on the ground. he kept struggling to say something, he thinks it was a "mom. >> city officials hope to use a new incentive to lure eight bidder for the slot said. up to $6 million will be used to help cover and fisher costs. while there appears to be interest, the demand for a 3% tax might meet resistance
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
at the top of apple. the man behind the iphone and the ipad says, i quit. steve jobs announced his resignation. he says he can no longer meet the duties of this position. he had been on leave after battling pancreatic cancer and undergoing a liver transplant. tim cook replaces steve jobs as ceo. officials at the department of health and human services are working to develop a facebook application that would help people through a catastrophic event, anything from her cane to a terrorist attack. it connects friends to agree to be lifelines, those who will check on you in an emergency, offer shelter and provide updates online. the site is taking lifeline applications now. >> now, your insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> the thunder and lightning is backing off a little bit. here we are in baltimore. a few showers around us and more rain out west. we will be dealing with this kind of stuff all day long. some of these storms can be strong. let's take a look at the current situation outside. where it has been raining, it is a little cooler. lower 80's and in t
NBC
Aug 26, 2011 12:35am EDT
weekend, "jimmy fallon," emmy-nominated [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. that's the new york city crowd! right there, everybody. welcome! welcome to "late night --" welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. hey, this is nice. today, michelle obama urged her husband's supporters to sign an e-card for his 50th birthday, which explains why joe biden has magic marker all over his computer screen. [ laughter ] hey, here's an election update. fox news will host the next republican primary debate on august 11th, in iowa. yeah, fox news will ask some tough questions like, "how much better are you than obama?" "why is obama such a bad president?" and, "man, can you believe we elected that guy?" [ laughter ] it's gonna be very intere
NBC
Aug 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
and there weren't any diamonds. i knew he had eaten them. she came down and took him across the street. steve grant x-rays -- steve ran x-rays. the next afternoon, the hearings and two diamonds were recovered. no panic. >> honey bun was guilty as charged. >> i have not scolded him to this day. it was my fault for leaving the chair there. >> he is now very cautious about where he leaves his desk chair. they are keeping a closer eye on honey bun. >> you know what? they may have cleaned them. i don't know if i would wear them. 5:28. 59 degrees on tv hill. >> some of the worst of the local damage from the east co >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> maryland rattled by one of the strongest earthquakes to hit the east coast since world war ii. it was felt as far north as canada and as far south as florida. good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am lisa robinson. cecil county schools are closed today. school was supposed to start today. >> earthquake day. >> anne arundel county schools started yesterday. >> a lot of people did not know what
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. 5:08. 71 degrees on tv hill. steve jobs has resigned. >> hurricane irene clears the streets in the bahamas. kate amara is following the storm perhaps along the east coast. >> good morning. 5:10. 76 degrees downtown. it is dry in baltimore for now. we could see some thunderstorms later this morning. there might be some showers and storms popping up. warmer than yesterday. 73 at the airport. 72 in westminster. increasing clouds with a chance for showers and thunderstorms. take an umbrella with you. now to the news desk. >> hurricane irene is gaining strength with winds over 100 miles per hour. >> we have to be ready. kate amara joins us live with more. >> they are talking about possibly evacuate parts of manhattan this morning. this is a big storm. irene could intensify to a category four today. a night of heavy wind and rain. hurricane irene battered the bahamas and is headed for the u.s. it is a massive storm, poised to make landfall here by the weekend. >> our predictions are not anything but predictions and we must a
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
is the fate of apple as steve jobs is calling it quits? >> in glen burnie, word of an accident. we are tracking want in white [ waves crashing ] [ whistling ] ♪ [ webber ] discover all that northwest florida has to offer. seventeen hidden beaches, one revealing destination. and only at southwest.com can you get 99-dollar fares nonstop from bwi airport to panama city beach. [ ding ] >> welcome back. 6:14. 77 degrees downtown. we expect some rain to move and later this morning. take an umbrella. 73 at the airport. 73 in westminster. we're watching some thunderstorms dropping in from pennsylvania and west virginia. they are pretty strong. the direction of movement is down towards us. take an umbrella with you. into later this morning, some showers and thunderstorms are going to pop up and some could be strong. let's talk about the hurricane. that will affect us over the weekend. it is moving through the bahamas and it has weakened just a little bit. it is still a category 3 hurricane with sustained winds over 100 miles per hour. there will be a tremendous amount of damage coming out
NBC
Aug 26, 2011 9:00am EDT
's raid came just hours after josh powell's father, steve powell, leveled allegations against his missing daughter-in-law. >> she was open to me sexually, mentally, whatever. >> reporter: steve powell claims josh's wife often tried to seduce him and admits he openly made sexual advances toward susan. >> i wasn't going to turn down an opportunity with this beautiful woman, even though she was my son's wife. i'm sorry. she is just a wonderful person, and i enjoyed it. >> reporter: jennifer graves is steve powell's estranged daughter and a close friend of susan's. she said susan complained to her about her father-in-law's inappropriate advances. >> susan never told me about any inappropriate relationship. my dad never told me about any inappropriate relationship. >> reporter: disgusted and outraged by the salacious claims, susan's father, chuck cox, claims the racy allegations against susan are despicable and outright lies. he says the police seizure at his son-in-law's home is progress. >> it makes me much more comfortable if the journals are in their hands than in steve and josh's hands. >
NBC
Aug 2, 2011 4:30am EDT
giffords making a return to the capitol to cast her vote. steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: finally a bipartisan debt deal through the house. >> the bill has passed and without objection. >> reporter: 174 republicans and 95 democrats voting yes, including democrat gabby giffords, back on the hill for the first time since being shot in the face in january. burned out lawmakers finally had something to applaud. [ applause ] >> reporter: many in congress heat the debt deal. >> but default for the united states of america is not an option. >> reporter: even in some in the tea party voted yes. >> it's not perfect, but it takes us down that first step to start getting out of this. >> reporter: the compromise plan would cut about $1 trillion in spending right away and form a new bipartisan super committee to find another $1.5 trillion in savings by november. senate liberals are outraged at the first round cut in social programs. >> we can do that, but we simply can't ask one more dollar of shared sacrifice from the millionaires and billionaires. >> reporter: democrats think they'll win tax
NBC
Aug 3, 2011 4:30am EDT
-a rating, and the final details of the debt deal are still unfinished. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: 11 hours before the deadline -- >> senate will come to order. >> reporter: the debt deal passed the senate easily. >> the yeas are 74, and the nays are 26. >> reporter: republicans celebrated. they say they won. >> the spending spree may actually, actually, be coming to an end. >> spend, spend, spend to cut, cut, cut. >> reporter: disrespondent democrats just got no default. >> almost everything else about this deal stinks. >> reporter: there's no new revenue, no tax hikes. >> for billionaires and multimillionaires to not be contributing to the arrangement we just made. >> reporter: president woim who signed the better averting default vowed to get the tax hikes that democrats demanded and do it this year. >> everyone is going to have to chip in. that's only fair. >> reporter: part of the debt deal is the super committee. 12 lawmakers who by december will virtually dictate deeper deficit reductions. president obama says that will require revenue hikes. >> reforming our t
NBC
Aug 7, 2011 6:30pm EDT
on worldwide markets tomorrow, as well. >> problems on both sides of the atlantic. steve, does this downgrade from s&p hit americans' pocketbooks at home or not? >> there's plenty of confusion and concern about that, carl. we've never been in a situation where the world's benchmark debt, the united states, has been downgraded. so anybody who claims to know what they're talking about here, probably is making it up. there is concern, though, about interest rates, mortgage interest rates, credit card interest rates, some concern it may go up. but i will tell you, plenty of speculation on the other side that we've seen the worst of this. the market anticipated this and it's going to digest this latest bad news with pretty good equality the way it has with other things. >> michelle, steve, thanks. a quick program note there will be special coverage tonight on the markets, beginning at 8:00 p.m. eastern on cnbc. >>> tonight we're learning more about the attack on a u.s. helicopter in afghanistan that claimed the lives of 30 americans in the deadliest single incident since the ten-year war began. fo
NBC
Aug 9, 2011 4:30am EDT
's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: in his first reaction since standard & poor's downgraded u.s. bonds late friday, president obama rejected the double-a plus rating. >> no matter what some agency may say, we've always been and always will be a triple-a country. >> reporter: u.s. stock markets dropped sickeningly. the dow losing 5.55%. the s&p 500, 6.66%. the nasdaq off 6.9%, the biggest drop in years. gold was up to an all-time high, $1,700, a sign investors are scared. by last week's debt ceiling deal, not big or bold enough. >> no one touched entitlement spending or tax reform. until republicans and democrats show an ounce of backbone and actually do what's in the interest of the american people rather than what's in their own immediate political interest, i can't argue with s&p's conclusion. >> reporter: the president said the downgrade could spur on new debt talks. >> our problems are imminently solvable, and we know what we have to do to solve them. >> reporter: that, in turn, pleased the head of standard & poor's. >> it was actually a bit of a new sense of urgency we he
NBC
Aug 10, 2011 4:30am EDT
monday, bargain hunters pushed markets to finish with impressive gains. steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: the stock markets were bouncing back the day after the big drop as federal reserve policy makers met in washington and decided against new intervention. the fed will keep interest rates super low as a stimulus for two more years and not buy more u.s. bonds. >> the fed is out of bullets. anything additional it can could has a marginal consequence. >> reporter: hearing a negative economic prediction, the markets dropped. >> thank you for coming out. >> reporter: in iowa tea party republican michelle bachmann blamed president obama for the crisis. >> president obama and the politicians have almost doubled the national debt in five years. that's why they're in trouble. >> reporter: democrats slammed the gop solution. much deeper spending cuts. >> you cannot balance the budget of the united states with 9 million to 14 million unemployed people, period. >> reporter: standard & poor's new york office, a plane flew a banner. thanks for the downgrade. you should all be fired. the
NBC
Aug 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
-related tweets. the man behind the iphone and apple success is resigning tonight. why steve jobs decided to step down. the shows you can only watch at home on your smartphone. tv is going where it has never been before. >> hurricane irene will impact parts of the united states. >> a steel beam arrived in baltimore. the beans will serve as the centerpiece of the local 9/11 memorial. they were originally part of the world trade center north tower. >> the importance of this artifact is the interaction with the public. this is the only memorial for maryland, to go and remember the people who were lost on that day. >> the memorial will feature the names of 68 from maryland who lost their lives in the attacks. attorney general eric holder promised 9/11 families an investigation into possible phone hacking by rupert murdoch 's media empire. a story in "e daily mirror" suggested the families may have been hacked. family members and their lawyers say they were pleased after meeting with eric colder of the justice department. steve jobs is no longer apple's ceo. if he announced his decision to resign toda
NBC
Aug 13, 2011 12:35am EDT
, saving people money on more than just car insurance. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: hey, everybody it's time to check in with you, our audience, and find out what you think about the issues of the day. and here to help us is our very own "late night" audience correspondent, jose. jose? [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. thanks again. thank you so much, higgins, you're looking extra crispy today. >> steve: thank you. >> hi-yah. let's find out what's on your mind, audience. you guys ready for this? [ cheers and applause ] well, let's do it, then. what's everyone talking about? where are you looking? hi. >> hi. >> how are you? what's your name? >> karen. >> karen? that's a beautiful name. my name's jose. >> hi, jose. >> hi-yah. >> hi-yah. >> how do you think you'd solve this whole debt crisis thing? oh. >> i will give that to my husband, walter. [ light laughter ] >> let's talk, walt. [ laughter ] sorry. all right, walter. is that a cell phone? [ laughter ] oh. hi-yah! hi-yah! [ applause ] uh -- hi-yah, walt. what would you do for the debt crisis? >> more jobs, more taxes. >> how a
NBC
Aug 20, 2011 12:35am EDT
, gentlemen. tomorrow night blake lively "jimmy fallon" happening right now. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>> jimmy: thank you very much. this is a great new york city crowd. welcome, everybody. oh, wow,. it's going to be a fun show. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." oh, man. [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be a good show. hey guys, this debt crisis. the debt crisis is still a mess. in fact, this week president obama held a conference call with college students who are worried about the debt ceiling. yeah, the call started like this -- "you have a collect call from barack obama. will you accept the charges?" [ laughter ] not a good time. and listen to this. house democrats want president obama to invoke the 14th amendment, which would let him raise the debt ceili
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> and a visionary resigns. steve jobs, the genius behind the iphone and ipad steps down as apple's ceo saying he no longer can meet the duties of his job. the decision about his health, and the impact on his company, today, thursday august 25, 20 1 11. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm ann curry. >> i'm david gregory in for matt on a very busy news morning. take a look at the conditions right now in the bahamas. hurricane irene has slammed the island chain. there are reports that 90% of the homes on two of the islands there have been severely daniel. >> that word is chilling for a lot of people along the coast bracing for irene. just this morning, the first hurricane watch was posted for the outer banks of north carolina where evacuations are currently under way. >> already under way. but the real threat could be to the u.s. right here in the northeast as we've been talking about all morning. the most significant hurricane potentially to threaten this area in two decades. experts are warning people here to get prepared. >> we'
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Aug 31, 2011 7:00pm EDT
he composed about susan. ♪[ music ] >> steve powell has already made the shocking claim on national t.v. that he was in love with his daughter in law and that she supposed hurricane came on to him. >> i wasn't going to turn down an opportunity with this beautiful woman even though she was my son's wife. >> now these love songs have just been discovered on a website " of steve powell's. -to this song titled "i said i love you" that susan's friends say is all about her. ♪ you made my eyes pop out of their sockets. you could empty all my pockets. this flirtation isn't rocket science. you came along and really knocked my socks off ♪ ♪ now you're all i think and talk of. so much for my former self- reliance ♪ >> i spoke to one of of susan's closest friends. she says susan told her she rejected her father-in-law's advances and even moved from seattle to utah to get away from him. that led him to write this song "i'm missing you." ♪ i can love you in a secret way. i can love you each and every day ♪ ♪ there is nothing i can't see. there is nothing you can't be. it's not perfec
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Aug 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. steve has more. >> it is like a fair with lots of food, people, and bands. but the stars are republican candidates like rick santorum, tim pawlenty, michele bachmann, ron paul, and others. mitt romney was not in the state. iowans came to vote. they waited in long lines to cast a non-binding ballot for their favorite. some of them back to a republican who is not on the ballot. texas gov. rick perry passed on the straw poll joining the race today from south carolina. >> i will work every day to make washington as inconsequential in your life as i can. >> his christian conservatism appeals to many of the same people like michele bachmann who seemed to get the best turnout today. >> i know we are the team that cannot be beat. >> with today's polling seemingly do-or-die for tim pawlenty, his backers were everywhere. >> we're grateful for the momentum and support in iowa. >> republican candidates are getting publicity and weeding out at the straw poll. now there is the new factor of rick perry. four years ago, mitt romney 1 here. they both figure they're better off not contesting the i was st
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Aug 13, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. we have the latest now from steve hamilton in ames, iowa. >> michele bachmann celebrated her i will win. 29% of the vote in a field of nine. >> you have just sent a message to barack obama that he will be a one-term president. >> iowa republicans voted in the straw poll for their favorite. >> who did you vote for? >> michele. >> libertarian ron paul ran a close second with 28%. rick santorum was fourth with 10%. mitt romney only came to iowa twice since may. he won just 3% of the vote. texas governor, rick perry, got 4% -- all right in. perry in south carolina today stole some thunder from ottawa with this. >> i declare to you today as a candidate for president of the united states. >> a new republican contender and a new republican winner. >> this is a wonderful downpayment on taking the country back. >> we still have a very long way to go. michele bachmann is the front runner in iowa. you will have a mitt romney at the front runner in new hampshire. maybe rick perry is the front runner in south carolina. it will be a long campaign season. >> fresh -- it is less than a month u
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Aug 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
lose. there for sure going to make the playoffs but it is not always perfect. >> thank you, steve. still ahead, john collins a >> how are we looking? >> a break from the storms today. tomorrow some storms, possibly severe. friday's next weekend we could see some more rain. >> thank you for joining us. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- [ cheers and applause ]
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Aug 31, 2011 12:00am EDT
know, we had all the guys, john goodman, steve buscemi, turturro -- >> jay: wow. >> -- julianne moore, t-bone was there. >> jay: t-bone burnett? okay. >> yeah. >> jay: okay. >> oh man, it was wonderful. but, it was -- it was bizarre. >> jay: bizarre? >> it was like -- it was like one of the dude's dreams or something. [ laughter ] you know, it was a huge theatre. >> jay: right. >> maybe five or six balconies. they had these big leather, white chairs that we sat in. and everybody's quite the distance. and the moderator would ask a a question and the sound was so bad, you couldn't hear anything. it was just like -- [ makes bizarre noises ] [ laughter ] you know and then you're laughing. you said, "well i'd better try to --" you know, you do the best. finally, i just told the audience, i said, "you know, we cannot hear one word any of you guys have said. why don't we all just all 'om'?" >> jay: "om?" >> so, i led them in some oming and, you know, called it a a night. [ laughter ] >> jay: keeping with the -- >> yeah. >> jay: do you have a favorite line? what is your favori
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Aug 9, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, look what happened -- the dow up 430 points. what is the deal? steve handelsman has the latest on the markets and the politics. >> the stock markets were bouncing back as federal reserve policymakers met in washington, and decided against new intervention. the fed will keep interest rates super low as a stimulus for two years, and not buy more u.s. bonds. the markets, disappointed, immediately dropped. >> the fed is out of bullets. >> president obama was in delaware for the return of remains of u.s. forces killed in that afghanistan disaster. in island -- in iowa, a tea party republican michele bachmann blamed mr. obama for the crisis. >> president obama and politicians have almost doubled the national debt in five years. if that is why we are in trouble. >> tim pawlenty charged the president made matters worse yesterday. >> he began to act like a menu or spreader in a windstorm, throwing things in every direction with no focus. >> democrats slam the gop solution -- much deeper spending cuts. >> you cannot balance the budget of the united states with nine to 14 million unemploy
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Aug 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
are in iowa, another big-named compeat is set to officially join them. 11 news reporter steve handelsman has more on how the candidates are working overtime to bring in votes. >> conservatives gather in ames, iowa, before the straw poll. michelle bachman implied she'll win. >> tomorrow is the day we make the downpayment on taking the country back. >> iowa state has been ready getting ready for the all day vote. >> sarah palin says if she runs it would be sexist to run that her opponent would be bachman. >> if i'm going to duke it out, i'm going to duke it out with a guy. >> we do some things in texas that frankly are working. >> there are some things folks in washington could look to texas and get some good influence from. >> he could get the momentum going better than tim polente can or mit romney can. >> he needs a place in the straw poll. >> he has to do well in order to stay alive. >> mitt romney was in new hampshire. the g.o.p. national front-runner is skipping the traw poll. in an unconventional move to try to win the nomination, even to try to win the iowa caucusses as early as next y
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Aug 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
to its call of duty game. facebook will give advertisers more access. finally, what do bill gates, steve jobs, and mark zuckerberg all have in common? they top gq's list of worst dressed men in silicone valley. >>> good-bye to football hero who became a movie star. hello to a pie in the face. and walk off winners in bean town. sfwlirchlgts plus, a mexican striker teaches a thing or two to europe's soccer champions. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> it's a little too early to be planning your weekend, but as far as the weather goes, emily could be a concern. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> well, a very good morning to you. if you are just waking up, this is "early today." alex rodriguez is known for his hollywood lifestyle off the field, but a-rod's tinseltown ways may have caught up with him. here's mario solis with a look at all of your sports headlines. >>> hi there. good morning. alex rodriguez is no stranger to controversy, and now you can add gambling to the list. major league baseball is looking into allegations that a-rod to
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Aug 5, 2011 4:30am EDT
. you may recall a kwchl weeks ago tiger fired his long-time caddie steve williams. well, now williams has paired up with adam scott, and scott is playing like the tiger of old. he is your leader after the first round at eight under. perhaps williams is a good luck charm. >>> the san francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver braylon edwards to a one-year contract. he caught seven touchdowns with the jets last season. >>> baseball, the cardinals molina has been suspended five games for a tantrum on tuesday night. he argued about the strike. he needed some goggles and a shower cap while listening to molina. >>> the game, a seesaw battle between rays and blue jays. toronto takes the lead in the tenth, and tampa ties it in the bottom of the eighth with a jennings homer. they exchange a pair of runs in the 11th. then in the 12th the rays finally end it. one squeezed through the hole. in comes the winning run. rays walk off with a 7-6 win. move over red sox. you got some company atop the al east. the yankees beat chicago 7-2 setting up a weekend series in boston with first place on the line.
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Aug 10, 2011 11:00pm EDT
to speak. the former giants steve smith had the surgery last december. it makes him a higher risk signing. it has potential upside. he caught 107 passes just two years ago. a pretty good chance this will not turn their season around. the orioles get a chance to reacquaint themselves with the joys of winning. they be the white sox tonight 6- 4. he looked like he could not bear to watch. can you blame the guy? the bottom of the first, part of a huge night. solo home run, he went 4 for 5 tonight. bottom of the fed, -- fifth adam jones get into the act. it sent the game to extra innings pitched -- extra and spread -- innings. the orioles take it 6-4 over the white sox. >> i am a very strong guy with a lot of skills. very often, we did not very often to the waters parts and there is an open-ended ticket. he has some skills that could play out. -- up here. tonight, we had a good return. >> not sure, but i think he may have just compared them to moses. >> he is so even tempered. when or lose. >> that is not easy to do. >> stay with us. if i were a customer, i'd like nonstop travel because it's q
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Aug 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
night. but markakis gets it back with one swing. it is his 100th career home run. steve stricker came within one putt of setting a record in the first round of the 93rd pga championship. he settled for a record-tying 63. on the first hole, a sign of things to come. he reads that perfectly. rory mcilry hurts his right wrist. he ends the day at even par. not a good day for tiger woods. out of the sand and into the water. he ends the day at 7 over 77. in danger of missing the cut. the pro from baltimore if i were a customer, i'd like nonstop travel because it's quicker. because it's convenient. it's just the best way to go. keeps the cost down. [ male announcer ] southwest airlines has added new nonstop flights from bwi airport to south carolina. it means more time doing the things i want to do. it's easy. it's hassle-free. there's no headaches. [ male announcer ] fly southwest airlines' new nonstops from bwi airport to greenville-spartanburg and charleston, south carolina. i like nonstop travel because... you don't got any more stuff. [ laughter ] [ ding ] >> and looks like our nice str
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Aug 19, 2011 6:30pm EDT
: but the father of another victim, steve branch says he believes they did it. >> if these animals are released, you're just going to give the key to everybody that's on death row right now. >> reporter: today's deal insists that -- their lawyers say the state would never let them out if it was convinced of their guilt. the men say they'll never fight to prove their innocence, but many wonder who killed those boys. >>> america's largest bank plans to cut 3,500 job this is quarter and in a vast restructuring is said to be planning to cut thousands more. it's the story of our time, an economy in the doldrums and a nation in pain. nbc's chris jansing surveys the damage. >> don't make nobody walk over you. >> reporter: for half her life 82-year-old mary leeward has lived in this famous house in brooklyn. after refinancing, she couldn't keep up with the payments, the house was foreclosed and sold. outside, crowds gathered to support her. across the country in california, 35-year-old rosemary gutielle is on the verge of losing her home too. >> i went to college, i'm an educated woman and i thought at
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Aug 25, 2011 4:30am EDT
after the closing bell by an icon of american business stepping down. silicone valley legend steve jobs issued a stunning resignation as chief executive of apple. the company he co-founded in a garage. the 56-year-old survived pancreatic cancer, but he has been on medical leave with an undisclosed medical condition. he has been elected chairman. jobs says he could no longer meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo. apple skidded after hours after a brief halt in trade. >>> earlier a big jump in july durable goods orders. twice as much as expected. eased double dip recession worries. many still holding out hope fed chairman ben bernanke will announce new stimulus in a wyoming speech tomorrow. gold fell more than $100 wednesday. one of the steepest falls ever. after hitting a two and a half year low tuesday, bank of america shot up 11% calling speculation of a merger with rival jp morgan chase baseless. >>> homebuilder toll brothers rose 4.5% on giant quarterly income. elsewhere google will pay half a billion dollars to settle a criminal probe into ads it ran from on-line canadian p
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Aug 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
apple co-founder steve jobs' ceo resignation, shares fell only slightly. a sharp drop thursday on germany's dax. a one point by as many as 5% increased jitters and selling on wall street. >>> new jobs numbers also fuelled selling. u.s. jobless claims rose last week to their highest points in pooif weeks, but that was largely inflated by formally striking workers at verizon. >>> after two days of sharp declines, gold rose more than 1%. elsewhere delta plans to spend billions buying 100 boeing 737 jets to upgrade its fleet. >>> finally, the gas-guzzling favorite of the rich and famous is also apparently the favorite of thieves. a new study finds the cadillac escalade is the most likely vehicle to be targeted by crooks. >>> the preseason football heats up. the red sox live off the long ball, and the u.s. final is set in little league baseball. plus, the new york yankees do something that has never been done before in the entire history of baseball. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> we're tracking the eye of hurricane irene as it heads towards north caroli
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Aug 27, 2011 1:00pm EDT
, for "teen kids news," i'm steve. cheers. [nursery music playing] just three granules of lead dust can harm your child. if your home was built before 1978, log onto leadfreekids.org. [thunder] announcer: up to 40% of businesses never recover after experiencing a major disaster. make a plan at ready.gov/business. we can all be energy savers. turn off lights, use energy saving light bulbs, and turn off electronics and appliances when not in use. learn what you can do today at energy.gov/kids. girl: mom, can i have a dollar? yeah. it's right-- i think my purse is upstairs on the bed. it's not here. check the dining room. nope. what about your sister's room? not there, either. the upstairs closet? the downstairs closet. there are no more closets. announcer: moms everywhere are finding ways to keep kids active and healthy. get ideas. get involved. get going at letsmove.gov. >>> whale watching can be exciting. it got a little too exciting for two people off the coast of south africa. they watched a whale leap out of the ocean and dive back in. the next time the whale came up out of the water he l
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Aug 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
rain caused significant damage to this building. steve has the latest from new york city. >> the danger that remains tonight from my reign comes from the hurricane huge rainfall. rivers like this are reaching. there's overflow from north carolina to new england. this is pennsylvania near philadelphia. >> this storm is transitioning into a flooding event. we will experience major flooding. in bay head, new jersey, rising sea water filled the streets . >> we knew around 1130 to 12:00 we may have made a mistake by staying. >> new york city firefighters had to rescue more than 60 people, including three babies, on staten island. >> all of a sudden, the water was up to the level of the cars. >> despite water in some streets, 300,000 new yorkers were allowed back home. that was after the city's first- ever redecoration of coastal neighborhoods. mayor michael bloomberg also closed the subways, the tunnels, and the bridges. >> nobody likes to shut down the economy of the city. nobody likes to inconvenience people. but human lives are much more important. >> falling trees took the most lives. lo
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